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Gigi Crowder

For Women’s History Month, Honor Mental Health Worker Gigi Crowder

The subject of mental illness has been taboo in the African American community for too long. Too often these issues have been locked behind closed doors, viewed as “family business.” Many people misunderstand what a [...]
Wolfram Alderson

USF’s Wolfram Alderson is Changing the Way America Eats

By Ed Carpenter, USF Magazine News Editor The University of San Francisco’s Wolfram Alderson is waging a national campaign to save American lives by changing the way we eat. If he succeeds, it won’t be [...]
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Registration Opens for Stanford Conference on Breast Cancer & African Americans

Registration is now open for the Stanford Cancer Institute Community Partnership Program’s 4th Annual Breast Cancer & African Americans (BCAA) Conference, which will be held Saturday, May 2, 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at the [...]
President of AIDS Healthcare Foundation Michael Weinstein and
California State Senator Isadore Hall, III. Photos by Jesse Brooks.

New Taskforce Rallies Celebrities to Address HIV/AIDS Crisis in Black Community

The national message that Black lives matter somehow has not translated to the HIV/AIDS crisis. Statistics show that Black and Brown people continue to be disproportionately affected by HIV and AIDS nationally, and this demands [...]
Left to right, Leon Washington, Certified Insurance Agent Cecilia Kamman, and Archie D. Stroman.

Last Minute Signups for Covered California

This past Sunday was the deadline to apply for health plans for Covered California for 2015, and Congresswoman Barbara Lee and Oakland Mayor Schaaf participated in a final push for maximum enrollment at Lake Chalet [...]